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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Tolyl phenylacetate
Synonym(s) p-Cresyl phenylacetate;p-Cresyl alpha-toluate;Narcissin;p-Tolyl alpha-toluate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Tolyl phenylacetate
JECFA number 705
CAS number 101-94-0
FEMA number 3077
COE number 236
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 226.27
Chemical formula C15H14O2
Physical form/odour White to off white crystals, faint lily, hyacinth, narcissus odour
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol moderately soluble
Boiling point (°C) 310°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements mp: 71° (minimum)
ID Test IR